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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Adam Gates flipped the script freshman year and ditched soccer for football.

Senior profile: Adam Gates

Maddie Hickman, social media editor May 4, 2022

College: Washington University in St. Louis Major: Mechanical Engineering Four years later, his hard work paid off as a WashU commit taking a new path he never imagined. “Since I started...

TKCs 2022 NFL playoff picks

TKC’s 2022 NFL playoff picks

Kinley Bokermann and Henry Chappell January 31, 2022

  As the 2022 NFL season comes to a close, everything is on the line. With three games left, four teams remain all in search of one thing: winning the Super Bowl. Starting January 30, the AFC and...

The Kirkwood team carries the bell away after winning the Turkey Day game.

Photo gallery: Turkey Day Game Nov. 26, 2021

Kirkwood football played against the Webster Statesmen for the annual Turkey Day game Nov. 26, 2021. With a score of 65-0, Kirkwood took the win from Webster this year. Every year, with a few exceptions,...

Turkey Day: Senior football quotes

Turkey Day: Senior football quotes

Lila Shepard, news editor November 29, 2021

TKC asked each senior on the KHS Varsity football team, what does the Turkey Day game mean to you? The Turkey Day game is a tradition between Kirkwood and Webster Groves High School. On Thanksgiving,...

Take this quiz to find out which senior football player matches your personality.

Turkey Day Quiz: Which senior football player are you?

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief November 29, 2021

What is your favorite Thanksgiving food? a. Ham b. Mashed potatoes c. Mac and cheese d. Potato casserole   What is your favorite Turkey Day tradition? a. Winning the Frisco Bell b....

From the hiring and perspective of the new football coach at KHS, to the importance of mental health for athletes, TKC made certain to not lose a step in the sports spectrum.

Jeremy Maclin: The experience

Henry Chappell, sports editor November 25, 2021

Before he played America's game, and strapped on his helmet and cleats, Jeremy Maclin was born and raised in the Meacham Park neighborhood of Kirkwood, Missouri. Although Maclin had two older brothers...

Turkey Week is the longest held tradition at KHS, but both freshmen and sophomores have yet to experience the true spirit of Turkey Day.

Turkey Week schedule

Grace Marcus , print managing editor November 17, 2021

Turkey Day is the longest-running and most loved tradition at KHS — the hallway decorations, pep rally and game itself are central parts of KHS students’ high school experience. However, after Turkey...

For every Varsity game, Pep Nation sets a different theme for students.

Friday night fashion: KHS on Pep Nation themes

Kylie Madden, features writer November 7, 2021

Every Friday night, students around Kirkwood dress themselves in elaborate outfits, face paint, and props in order to fit the theme of that night’s Pioneer football game. These themes such as white out,...

KHS department chairs met to discuss the upcoming week on Wednesday, October 16.

KHS Weekly Update 10/27/21 – Intruder drill, football tickets, Friendship Dance

Grace Marcus , print managing editor October 29, 2021

  Intruder Drill: There will be an intruder drill Wednesday, Nov. 3 at the end of second hour. The drill will begin with alerts over the P.A. system. Staff and students will practice an enhanced...

Louis Kavanaugh, senior, attempts a pass to Cameron Paul, senior.

Photo Gallery: Senior night football game vs. Marquette Oct. 8

Lawrence McKee, photographer October 15, 2021

On Oct. 8 the KHS football team lost 34-17 to Marquette. Despite the loss, Sam Linenbroker, senior and defensive linemen, said he is hopeful for the next game because of the team's plan. “[Our plan...

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